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Spotify Buys Music Recommendation Service The Echo Nest

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March 6, 2014
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Swedish music streaming service Spotify acquired The Echo Nest. The Massachusetts-based company leads the way in music intelligence. Video provided by Newsy


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Google's Acquisition of Nest Closes the Loop on the Smart Home

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